By Stella Bolaki
One of the so much influential and insightful thinkers of her new release, Audre Lorde (1934–1992) encouraged readers and activists via her poetry, autobiography, essays, and her political motion. so much students have positioned her paintings in the context of the women's, homosexual and lesbian, and black civil rights pursuits in the usa. in spite of the fact that, Lorde solid coalitions with girls in Europe, the Caribbean, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and Africa, and 20 years after her passing, those alliances stay principally undocumented and unexplored.
Audre Lorde's Transnational Legacies is the 1st ebook to systematically record and punctiliously examine Lorde's impact past the USA. prepared in 3 thematically interrelated sections―Archives, Connections, and Work―the quantity brings jointly scholarly essays, interviews, Lorde's unpublished speech approximately Europe, and private reflections and testimonials from key figures through the international. utilizing quite a number interdisciplinary ways, members check the reception, translation, and stream of Lorde's writing and activism inside various groups, audiences, and circles. additionally they shed new gentle at the paintings Lorde encouraged throughout disciplinary borders.
In addition the amount editors, members comprise Sarah Cefai, Cassandra Ellerbe-Dueck, Paul M. Farber, Tiffany N. Florvil, Katharina Gerund, Alexis Pauline Gumbs, Gloria Joseph, Jackie Kay, Marion Kraft, Christiana Lambrinidis, Zeedah Meierhofer-Mangeli, Rina Nissim, Chantal Oakes, Lester C. Olson, Pratibha Parmar, Peggy Piesche, Dagmar Schultz, Tamara Lea Spira, and Gloria Wekker.
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